Finalists for Bronx Zoo Cobra's Name Unveiled

Monday, April 04, 2011

What'sssss in a name?

More than 28,000 have weighed in on what to name the infamous Egyptian cobra that escaped from the Bronx Zoo. According to the zoo's website, the top five finalists are:

Subira Egyptian

The Bronx Zoo, along with the Daily News, accepted suggestions for what to name the snake on its website through Monday afternoon.

The zoo will reveal the winning name on Thursday.

The missing cobra made headlines and even sparked a fake Twitter feed detailing its made up whereabouts around the city.


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Comments [11]

Lori from Secaucus, NJ

I think her name should be Henrietta Houdini after Henry Houdini the great escape artists!!

Apr. 04 2011 04:38 PM
Annette from Belleville, NJ

How about "Peekaboo" ???

Apr. 04 2011 03:39 PM
Annette from Belleville, NJ

How about "Peekaboo" ???

Apr. 04 2011 03:38 PM

Hide E

Apr. 04 2011 02:24 PM

Locless Bronxster

Apr. 04 2011 01:57 PM
Interested Observer from Rockland County, NY

Oh no! Looks like I just missed the tiime period -- but I think "Cobra Libre" would suit this reptile perfectly!

Apr. 04 2011 01:10 PM
Laraine Day from Astoria, NY


In the fell clutch of circumstance
I have not winced nor cried aloud.

I am the master of my fate:
I am the captain of my soul.

Apr. 04 2011 01:06 PM
Jannell Robertson

I think the name slither fits this guy

Apr. 04 2011 12:58 PM

First thing I think of when I think of snake is "Obama"

Apr. 04 2011 12:28 PM
J.R. Rost from B'klyn

Kimble the Cobra has a nice "Ring to it". Like that it sounds a bit exotic but really stands for what she was....
(As in Dr. Richard Kimble.)

Apr. 04 2011 12:23 PM

Houdina- the escape artist

Apr. 04 2011 12:18 PM

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